recording of Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society comprised entirely of Aryan women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, free of war, conflict and domination. It first appeared as a serial in Perkin's monthly magazine Forerunner
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September 11, 2012
Intriguing concept. What a delight to discover that one of my favorite readers, Elizabeth Klett, reads a sizable chunk of the book.
September 6, 2012
Herland - fantastic librivox recording!
Thanks so much for taking the time to make this wonderful recording. It's the best librivox recording I've had the pleasure to listen to till now. Plus "Herland" is such a great story!